Animal Technician

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Website Actalent


Company : Actalent

Country: United States

Location : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Post: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 05:09:30 GMT

Expires: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the daily care of animals (mice), including: feeding, watering, cleaning, moving, transferring, and changing all types of animal cages. Assist with receiving animals into quarantine and necessary testing. Assist with health monitoring technical procedures and animal shipments to diagnostic lab. Receives animals when they arrive at the facility. Unloads, transfers animals into proper holding room, inspects animals for welfare concerns, confirms shipments and records cages to per-diem sheets. Performs daily observations related to the condition and health of animals, including recording and reporting dead, sick animals, or other conditions to the veterinarian and supervisor. Performs euthanasia of animals as requested by PI labs or veterinarian. Monitors and documents temperature and humidity to designated holding rooms daily. Reviews and follows all protocols and/or procedures related to assignments. Assists with feed delivers, as needed. Conducts inventory counts of animals and equipment according to procedures and/or instructions. Operates equipment including: Rack washer, autoclave, scrubbers, and other equipment as assigned. Removes soiled equipment to dirty corridor or wash room. Assists in washroom and dirty corridor as needed. Monitors Air supply to housing racks. Reports all broken or malfunctioning equipment. Able to perform basic troubleshooting with animal housing racks. Cleans, sanitizes and Rodac plate tests animal rooms and corridors as needed. Able to perform technical rodent skills such as handling, ear tagging, tattooing, injections and bleeding as needed. – This will be trained and must be willing to learn.ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum of High School Diploma1+yrs of animal husbandry experience (industry, academia or vet)Animal handling experience AALAS, ALAT or LAT Certification is nice to have – (Must be willing to sit for certification) ABOUT ACTALENT: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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